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With temperatures soaring over 100 degrees in New York City, beachgoers ignore a warning by the city’s health department Friday and take to the water on Staten Island’s South Beach.

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Baked Apple: Heat wave hits urban northeast

The urban Northeast baked like a potato wrapped in foil Friday as record-breaking, 100-degree temperatures and steambath humidity combined with the heat-trapping effects of asphalt and concrete to make millions of people miserable.

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